June 1190. A Knight Templar, Johannes von Hartelius, rescues the Holy Lance from his drowning King during the Third Crusade. April 1945. In one of his last acts in the bunker, Hitler seals secret documents inside a vacuum canister and attaches it to a case containing the Holy Lance.
Both are sent away, guarded by a descendant of Johannes von Hartelius. Present Day. British photojournalist John Hart finds his father crucified.
The mark of a spear is in his side. Now, Hart learns the incredible story of his family's destiny - to be the Guardians of the Lance.
When Hart discovers a link from his father's death to a German occult right-wing organization called the Brotherhood of the Lance, he chooses to infiltrate the organization to find his father's murderer - but the secret of the Lance is more terrifying than Hart could ever have imagined...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Atlantic Books
- Publication Date: 06/02/2014
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9781782393177